Bike theft is on the rise in Salt Lake and its environs. The downturn of the national economy and increase in population of the Wasatch Front means this will only become a more common issue in Utah.
Having made the voluntary choice of weekend only access to a car, it’s also, at times, a harsh reality. Wind, rain, sleet, hail, sleety/hail, sideways rain, it doesn’t matter and it doesn’t last.
Salt Lake City has created a new self-guided tour of the city for visitors and residents, a route of 13.5 miles that loops through downtown Salt Lake City, Liberty Park, and the Peace Gardens.
The violin school is also known for its bicycles: with 28 students and no free parking, it’s home to a healthy community of student bike commuters, as evidenced by the collection regularly locked up out front.
A Bike Share program is a network of many Bike Share stations, where members can take any bike, from any station, as many times as they like for a small membership fee. A 24-hour Access Pass, 7-day or Annual Membership lets you take unlimited 30min trips at no extra charge!
Salt Lake City’s Transportation Division has coined 2013 the “Year of the Bike” – a movement that includes partnership with Salt Lake County, UTA, UDOT, University of Utah, and other organizations throughout Utah – in order to increase bicycle riding and safe practices throughout the state.
Greenbike Bike Share is up and running in Salt Lake City.
Bike Month, a month-long celebration of pedal-powered transportation is upon us and Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have made numerous plans to celebrate the magnificent invention.
Last summer, I was very glad that Salt Lake City (in contrast to the County)has had an informal policy of not chip sealing bike lanes for the past several years – a decade or more. But as we come up on this year’s construction season, Salt Lake City is, at my own request, considering changing our chip seal policy to include bike lanes.
By Chad Mullins Finding adequate sources of funding to develop a regional active transportation network is a major challenge. As mentioned in the previous blog, our neighbors in Utah County provide an excellent example of what vision and effort can accomplish through regional and local community partnerships. Go on-line (Interactive Trails Map) to see the […]